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RamStrong is a collective health and well-being resource for the entire VCU community. Explore resources from the eight dimensions of well-being: physical, emotional, financial, occupational, intellectual, environmental, social and spiritual. 

Most Requested Resources

Employee Resources    Student Resources

University Student Health

University Student Health Services, a nationally accredited health care provider that offers primary care services to students, is located on both campuses. University Student Health Services also provides services such as immunizations for flu and COVID-19.

University Student Health Services

Employee Health

VCU Employee Health Services offers no-cost immunizations, including flu and COVID-19 vaccines, as well as clinical guidance and support with work-related and general health concerns, injuries or exposures. Flu shots are available M-F at West Hospital, 1st Floor West Wing, 1200 East Broad St. from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (walk-ins welcome). Call the Employee Health Hotline at (804) 628-2594 for COVID-19 or any work-related health concerns.

Employee Health

Current Health Advisory

Health advisories, including information about COVID-19 testing, vaccination, and supplies as well as new information on Monkeypox, now have a permanent home. Stay informed about public health recommendations for VCU and surrounding communities and connect with on-campus testing and vaccination resources.

Current Health Advisories


Students and employees can now get the emotional and mental health support they need wherever they are, whenever they need it. TimelyCare offers free, 24/7 access to virtual care, self-care, and well-being tools to help students and employees thrive. 


⬥ Virtual and In-person
    Mental/Emotional Resources

Faculty and staff who participate in the State Health Benefits Program can access virtual and/or in-person mental/emotional health resources through their provider. Later this fall, all employees, including those who do not participate in the State Health Benefits Program, will have access to 24/7 resources for mental/emotional health through TimelyCare.

Employee Mental Health

Employee Benefits

Employees who are eligible for and take advantage of state health benefits coverage may be eligible to participate in programs including maternity care, well-being and lifestyle coaching, mental/emotional counseling and more.

HR Employee Benefits

University Counseling Services

The mission of University Counseling Services (UCS) is to create an environment that fosters student growth, development, and psychological well-being through direct clinical service, education, and prevention. 

University Counseling Services

At-Risk for Faculty & Staff (Kognito)  

VCU now offers an online conversation simulation, At-Risk for Faculty & Staff, to help faculty and staff learn to notice signs of distress, use techniques to discuss concerns, and, if necessary, refer students to appropriate resources. At-Risk for Faculty & Staff lets you practice these challenging conversations at your own pace.


Recreation and Well-being  

VCU Recreation and Well-being (RecWell) advances student success by empowering the VCU community to prioritize well-being, connect with others, and learn through play.